Thursday, August 16, 2018

Sub-junior national qualifier: State boys lose to Telengana

Sub-junior (South Zone) National Qualifier - Karnataka ended their campaign rather prematurely after they were beaten by host Telengana yesterday. Playing the South Zone qualification at the Gachibowli Stadium, Hyderabad, Telengana recorded a 3-0 win. 

This loss thus concludes state boys run to emulate last year’s feat of qualifying to the final round. In their first match, Karnataka thrashed Pondicherry 6-0. Telengana move to the final round with two straight win, they defeated Pondicherry 6-1. In last year’s qualifier played at Ananthpur, Andhra Pradesh, our boys defeated Telengana 4-0.   

Meanwhile, from the other group, Kerala will take on Tamil Nadu today, which will decide the second team from South Zone. The topper team from both groups will be playing the final round.